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  • On a group of these mud banks about the middle of the lagoon of Venice stands the city of Venice.
  • About 1309 the arcaded facade along the lagoon front was taken in hand, and set the design for the whole of the external frontage of the palace.
  • It is carried under the lagoon to Sant' Andrea, where the reservoirs are placed.
  • There are thirty parishes in the city of Venice and fifteen in the lagoon islands and on the littoral.
  • But it is nearly certain that long before Attila and his Huns swept down upon the Venetian plain the little islands of the lagoon already had a population of poor but hardy fisherfolk living in quasi-independence, thanks to their poverty and their inaccessible site.
 

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